IMATS ATL FOTD

Hey loves! Don’t kill me….I know it’s been a MINUTE since the last post. What can I say, life happened. However school is going great, three classes from my Master’s y’all!!! Work…well work is work haha I’m in the middle of a launch and it’s intense, I drive far AF for work everyday…but I’m blessed and love what I do so complaining is kept to a minimum 🙂 This year I have also traveled…..a lot! Going back and fourth home to Cleveland, multiple turn ups in Chicago and….LA, Tennessee, Bahamas, Turks and Caicos, Toronto, Atlanta (hey Richelle!)..I been busy!

But any who, this blog is about makeup so let’s get to it. I’m currently in Atlanta with my makeup sister Shannon (hey girl hey!) for the International Makeup Artist Trade Show and of course I beat my face so here is a quick FOTD!

Face

NYX Angel Veil Primer

Lancôme Teint Idole Stick – 460 Suede

Tarte Shape Tape – Tan Sand (highlight under eye, nose, chin, forehead)

Fenty Match Stix – Truffle (contour checks, forehead, jawline)

Ben Nye Setting Powder – Topaz (set highlight)

Mac Bronzing Powder – Refined Golden (set contour)

Studio Fix Perfecting Powder – Medium Deep (set whole face)

MAC Ambering Rose Blush

Kylie x Jordyn Best Life Highlight (cheek bone, nose, Cupid’s bow, brow bone)

Becca Champagne Pop (layered on top on Best Life)

Milani Make it Last Setting Spray

Eyes

Too Faced Shadow Insurance

Morphe 35 V Eyeshadow Pallet

Scandal, Vixen, Heat – Upper crease

Hit it Off, Fling, Little Black Book – Outer V blended into crease and inner V

Rendezvous- Center lid (placed Shape Tape down first)

NYX collection noir liquid black liner

Tarte lights, camera, lashes mascara

House of Lash- Iconic lashes

Duo brush on Adhesive

L’Oreal Silkissime liner – Cobalt Blue inner lower lash line, Black outer lower lash line

Brows

MAC Brow Pencil Spiked

Tarte Shape Tape – clean under brow

Lips

MAC Cork lip liner

Shayla X Colourpop Oouuuu! Lipstick

Lorac Alter Argo Lip Gloss Southern Belle

Thanks for reading loves! Leave any questions or comments below! Have a Happy Thanksgiving! Xoxo

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FOTD: Tartelette in Bloom Pallet

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We made it to day five!!! The Tartelette in Bloom pallet is one every girl should have. This is honestly the perfect everyday pallet. I remember earlier this year this pallet is all I reached for. It’s a true neutral pallet that only has three shimmers. Obviously people would automatically reach for the shimmers to put on the lid so I decided to do a full matte eye just to show the versatility. Thank you guys for sticking with me these five days! I hope to get some reviews up soon since I have been using a lot of new products. Full product list is below!

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FOTD: Too Faced The Power of Makeup

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It’s day three loves and today’s look we’re using the Too Faced The Power of Makeup Pallet by NikkieTutorials! I was pretty excited to get my hands on this because I did not own many Too Faced products and we can all agree, Nikkie’s makeup is ALWAYS on point so I knew the pallet would be bomb! The pallet comes with nine eyeshadows, two blushes, one contour color and one highlight. The pallet also came with an eyeshadow primer, loose glitter, a mini mascara and a full liquid eyeliner all for $56! Keep reading to get the details on this look.

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FOTD: Modern Renaissance Pallet

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Hello Loves!!!!! I’m baaaaack!!! So excited to get back to posting on the blog!! I have missed you guys a ton and I have been dying to play in makeup. Work has finally slowed down (thank the baby) but I’m still on the road. Traveling however, has not stopped me from buying makeup lol.  So to jump back into things I wanted to start with 5 different makeup looks using 5 different eye shadow pallets! Since I am still on the road I don’t have a full set up so……I will only be showing the finished look 😦 But I will be sure to list EVERYTHING I used to achieve each look. First up, Anastasia Beverly Hills Modern Renaissance eye shadow pallet.

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Day to Night

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Hi Loves!!! Today’s post is about  going from a day look to a night look in three easy steps. Before I get into this let’s state the obvious: I’m obsessed with SnapChat filters!!! Now moving on, these pictures were taken on the same day. The picture on the left was my day time look. Smashbox BB water, concealer to highlight, powder to set my face, bronzer to “contour”, brows, mascara, a highlighting powder, and gloss. To get my night time look I only did three things:

1. Applied Kiss lashes in Beyond Natural 03

2. Applied NYC liquid eyeliner (only lined top of eyes)

3. Applied NYX Lingerie liquid lipstick in Honeymoon

That’s it ladies! I didn’t do anything else to my face but blot excess oil and set my face again with powder! Super quick and easy! If you have any questions leave them below. Thanks for reading! Xoxo

 

 

Four Months and No Makeup Post

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Hi Loves! I can not believe it’s been four LONG months since I posted on Raia’s World! I am so so sorry 😦 Things have been a whirlwind around me! I could go into the long drawn out story about why I haven’t been posting but I will save you the boring read. My time is not my own these days so I don’t foresee tons of post in my future, but I will try to get mini post out there for you guys throughout the next couple of months. Thank you guys for understanding!

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This is my go to look these days. It takes me about 20 minutes to get this look but I truly do love it.

Face:
Tart Timeless Smoothing Primer
NARS All Day Luminous Foundation (apply with fingers)
NARS Creamy Radiant Concealer (highlight under-eye, nose, chin)
Ben Nye Topaz Powder (set highlight)
MAC Mineralized Skin Finish (set whole face)
MAC Refined Golden (bronze cheeks, forehead, nose)
MAC Ambering Rose Blush
Becca Topaz Highlighter
Urban Decay De Slick Setting Spray

Brows:
Urban Decay Brow Beater (New FAV)
MAC Studio Finish Concealer (clean up brows)

Eyes:
Too Faced Better Than Sex Mascara
Beauty Supply Store Lashes

Lips:
MAC Dej Loaf Lipglass (perfect nude gloss)

In both these pictures I have the exact same look. I have been skipping eyehsadow and eyeliner. This makes putting on my makeup a lot faster. I also still feel glam with very minimal effort.

Thanks for sticking around loves and being patient with my blog. Be on the look out for more mini post. As always, if you have questions leave them below and thanks for reading! xoxo